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Flächenmanagement und Gewässeraufwertung an der Nebel


Flächenmanagement und Gewässeraufwertung an der Nebel

Land Management and River Restoration at the River Nebel


Umweltbundesamt 2019: Flächenmanagement und Gewässeraufwertung an der Nebel. Video. Online:

Long-term land management enabled extensive restoration of the river Nebel in Mecklenburg. In the lowland areas, construction measures were necessary because there is not enough flow velocity for a self-dynamic development. Restoration also increased ecosystem services such as carbon storage and landscape cooling.

This video explains restoration measures at the river Nebel. The actors share their experiences in interviews. The video is part of a series of ten videos on river restoration projects in Germany, which were created for the information portal river restoration of the German Federal Environment Agency (

With removing river bank protection and connecting five old branches formerly separated from the water body, the course of the Alte Nebel could be extended and thus offers new habitats.


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Interview partners: Dörthe Kolbow, Ricarda Börner, Oliver Ohde, Heiko Genke (Staatliches Amt für Landwirtschaft und Umwelt Mittleres Mecklenburg)

Script, Direction: Georg Lamberty (Planungsbüro Zumbroich)
Production: Melanie Kemper (Ecologic Institute)
Scientific Advice: Stephan Naumann (Umweltbundesamt), Falko Wagner (Institut für Gewässerökologie und Fischereibiologie Jena)

Camera, Cutting, Sound: Marco Linke (Medieningenieurbüro Manntau)
Speaker: Julia Gruber
Music: SilverHoof – Motivational Piano (Envato Market)
Cutting: Lena Aebli (Ecologic Institute)
Photos: Ricarda Börner (Staatliches Amt für Landwirtschaft und Umwelt Mittleres Mecklenburg), Klaudia Lüdecke (biota GmbH)

Published in
UBA online portal River Restoration
4:08 min
Project ID
restoration, watercourse, hydromorphology, water framework direction, WFD, 2027
Germany, Nebel
online, information platform, internet, website, infographic, video